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    Visiting Catie Copley at The Copley Plaza in Boston

  • From Page to Picture: The Dilemmas of Adaptation

    From Page to Picture: The Dilemmas of Adaptation

  • "A Fitting Costume to Our Last Act:” Mary Shelley's Alpine Redemption

    Mary Shelley's Alpine Redemption

  • Traveling With Empathy:  Cambodia

    Traveling With Empathy: Cambodia

  • One True Sentence

    Literary Traveler: One True Sentence

Latest Articles

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Literary Events to Get Excited About in 2016

by Mary Kate Costigan 2015 was a great year for all things literary. Harper Lee’s long, long awaited second novel, […]

Holden Caulfield in Winter Manhattan

2015 Holiday Gift Guide: 10 Affordable Items for the Literary Traveler in Your Life

The Real Story Behind Dickens’ A Christmas Carol

I am Not an Original Groundling

Latest Tours

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Dubai: BRIDGING THE GULF BETWEEN US: Dubai Finding Its Own Cultural Voice

Destination: Dubai, United Arab Emirates, with recommended extension to Oman Dates: March 7–13, 2016, with extension March 13–20 (6 nights […]

EVERYDAY BEAUTY: Art and Culture in Tokyo and Kyoto

LITERARY ICELAND: From Ancient Epic to Modern Novel

PORTUGAL: Poised Between Proud Tradition and Global Modernity

THE PITY OF WAR: English Poets of WWI

Latest Book Reviews

The Buried Giant

The Buried Giant: Why the Fantastic Isn’t Always Important in Fantasy

by Mary Kate Costigan In his first novel in ten years, Booker Prize winning author Kazuo Ishiguro enters a realm […]

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Christopher Buckley Satirizes Medieval Europe in ‘The Relic Master’

by Mary Kate Costigan “Dismas might have purchased the finger bone of the Apostle Thomas, but there was something not […]

Travel

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Literary Destination: Embracing Magic in J.K. Rowling’s Edinburgh

by Stéphanie de Geus Did you know the graves of Tom Riddle and McGonagall really existed? You can find them at Greyfriar’s […]

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Hay Festival Brings Excitement and Surprises to Kells in County Meath

Words By Geri Schear The international Hay Festival will be returning to Kells, in County Meath for a third year this […]

Gear

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We Recommend This App: WiFi Map

by Mary Kate Costigan Is there anything more coveted during travel than free Wi-Fi? The search for it is made […]

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We Recommend This App: Eat Smart Abroad

Travel is increasingly a competition of access: who know what the locals know? Who knows the secrets of where to […]

Hotels

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Spending The Holidays with Catie Copley at the Copley Plaza Hotel

By Tava Hoag and Francis McGovern If you have a little Literary Traveler (who loves to read and go out […]

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Cranwell Resort and Spa: a History of Inspiration

by Francis McGovern one of my favorite memories from my stay was simply sitting outside and taking in views of […]